Ari Melber, MSNBC chief legal correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about his interview with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and the fascinating...
All kinds of awesome was on display this week when Justice Stephen Breyer appeared as a guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert—ostensibly to showcase his new book, The Court and the World. Which they didn’t get around to discussing, at all. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer took a break from the courtroom to promote his new book on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”. The book was only briefly mentioned but Colbert took the opportunity to gain insight regarding various court-related issues, including why cameras are still banned in the highest federal court in the United [...]Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert welcomes his first Supreme Court Justice to the Late Show Monday night in the form of President Bill Clinton-appointee Stephen Breyer. Their conversation stayed mostly light and steered clear of specific controversies...Show More Summary
Appearing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Justice Stephen Breyer on Monday suggested that if cameras were allowed into the Supreme Court, viewing Americans might get a distorted impression of the cases being argued.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer made a rare stop at "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Monday to promote his new book, but instead the host got him to talk shop about a range of other things. “Normally Breyer sits next to Clarence...Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert pointedly asked Justice Stephen Breyer why U.S. Supreme Court proceedings are not recorded for the public. “The Supreme Court is about the last place in America where I couldn’t bring my camera crew in to shoot what the government is doing, to get video of what the...
Breyer's answer is that it's a great benefit — especially as you get older — to have a job that requires you to do your best "every single minute." That gets a huge cheer from the audience. (I know there's a "applause" sign, but still...)Question 2 is great: "Lifetime appointment! Would you recommend that for everyone?"MORE TO COME
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer appeared on late night television Monday to promote his new book, but he ended up answering questions about cameras in the court and the collegiality of the justices. About a minute into the interview, Colbert asked Breyer why the court is "the last place where I couldn't bring my camera crew" to let the... Show More Summary
Should the Supreme Court care that other countries have abolished the death penalty? That looming question animates Justice Stephen Breyer’s “The Court and the World,” a brisk but academic book that argues that it is relevant for the nation’s top judges to consider what other countries’ legal systems have decided when faced with difficult issues.…
The Supreme Court justice argues that globalization has made engagement with foreign law and international affairs simply unavoidable.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has no plans to step down from the bench anytime soon. The 77-year-old member of the court's liberal wing discussed his life, legacy and eventual retirement in an interview with CBS's Jan Crawford published Sunday. "Do you think about retiring?" Crawford asked. Show More Summary
After signaling a political direction for the upcoming “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” — with a week two guest list that includes a Democratic presidential hopeful, a Supreme Court justice and the U.N. Secretary-General — the CBS program made another...
WELL, THAT LASTED LONG: ? Shot: “Stephen Colbert to Time: I Didn’t Want to Be a Political Champion (?)” – Melissa Mullins, NewsBusters, August 29, 2015. ? Chaser: “Stephen Colbert Gets Political, Booking Supreme Court Justice, UN Secretary-General, Bernie Sanders.” – Deadline, August 31st. Did anyone doubt that Colbert would turn Letterman’s former time slot […]
Further illustrating how little difference there will be between CBS’s Late Show host Stephen Colbert and Comedy Central late-night host Stephen Colbert, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be Colbert’s guest during his secondShow More Summary
CBS released the guest list for Stephen Colbert's second week on The Late Show, and he actually has a Supreme Court justice appearing as a guest.
The Ohio Supreme Court has barred judge Stephen Edwin Weithman from the practice of law for two years for ogling a litigant in case before him, mocking her attorney, and telling an opposing attorney he would give him a dollar if he could make her cry on the stand, among other misconduct.
Campbell Robertson, New York Times: In a much-discussed dissent from the Supreme Court's ruling on lethal injection last week, Justice Stephen G. Breyer laid out the problems, as he saw them, with the death penalty. Among them was "arbitrariness...Show More Summary
The demise of the death penalty is upon us. While the Supreme Court ruled this week to allow the continued use of a controversial lethal injection drug, Justice Stephen Breyer’s sweeping dissent invited the nation to question capital punishment’s constitutionality. Show More Summary
One of the silver linings of Monday's Supreme Court ruling in Glossip vs. Gross, which upheld Oklahoma's objectionable three-drug execution protocol, was a compelling dissent by Justice Stephen G. Breyer arguing that it is "highly likely that the death penalty violates the 8th Amendment" and urging...